Following reports that Justin Gabriel quit WWE over the weekend, the sports-entertainment organization announced Sunday that he has been released from his contract.
WWE issued the following statement on their website confirming the release of Gabriel: "WWE has come to terms on the release of WWE Superstar Justin Gabriel as of Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. WWE wishes Justin Gabriel the best in all of his future endeavors."
To add to the statement, Gabriel's profile on WWE.com now resides in the Alumni section.
It was reported last night by F4WOnline.com that Gabriel requested to be released from his contract in recent days. He was scheduled to be one of the thirty men competing in tonight's Royal Rumble Match, but was removed from advertising a few days ago.